2017 Regional Test Piece Rumours

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by smaca, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. Scrambled

    Scrambled New Member

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    I find it interesting that when checked last Friday Darkwood - Dan Price was £25 and today it is listed at £60. Read into that what you will - the only rumours I hear are the ones posted here :)
     
  2. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    That would certainly indicate the Darkwood rumour is accurate.
     
  3. Scrambled

    Scrambled New Member

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    Although St Andrews Variations is still listed at £25..... so perhaps not a precise barometer!
     
  4. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    Or not a precise rumour..........
     
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  5. MoominDave

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  6. smaca

    smaca Active Member

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    Rumours did well again this year.
     
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  7. Scrambled

    Scrambled New Member

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    Better get the £25 copy of St Andrews Variations quick before someone realises they've missed a trick :)
     
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  8. davidsait

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  9. Scrambled

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    My bad - there are two versions of St Andrew's Variations and the one for 4th section refers to the £55 unabridged!
     
  10. bassmittens

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    Not far off :)
     
  11. stevetrom

    stevetrom Well-Known Member

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    I think this marks the first repeated Area test piece in my banding life - played Land of the Long White Cloud in 1995

    Different secion though this time so I still havent repeated an Area test piece
     
  12. ari01

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    Pageantry.....utter boredom
     
  13. Tim skelper

    Tim skelper New Member

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    I think March will be a free for all, everyone stands a chance of qualifying, because whilst Pageantry is a good piece, I don't think it will challenge the championship section bands!!
     
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  14. Accidental

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    I'm really looking forward to Pageantry - haven't ever contested on it before.
    And I think it is going to challenge bands, just like Festival Music, Salute to Youth and Rienzi did after people complained they were too old/easy/boring....
     
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  15. ari01

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    So in Yorkshire for example it's really going to allow the adjudicator to separate Dyke from B&R from Grimethorpe from CMFC from Rothwell etc......?

    The cat is truly amongst the pigeons with this one (assuming that the adjudicator can stay awake long enough zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz)
     
  16. chingchongchew

    chingchongchew Member

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    Going to be good for next year
     
  17. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

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    Sure it wasnt the "score" only which is priced at £25 on Just Music
     
  18. bumper-euph

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    Didn't really want to go next year and St. Andrews Variations for the 4th section has made my choice easy, what a truly awful slap in the face for that section.
     
  19. Scrambled

    Scrambled New Member

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    No - I made sure of that and it wasn't Just Music site :)
     
  20. Kiz7

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    Agreed!
     
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